MAND’s 8th Annual Day at the Capitol, April 21 2016 – By the numbers: Submitted by Ann Erickson, State Policy Rep
News & Events
Today’s Star Tribune included an article on a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and Wilder Research which found that Minnesota ranks 7th worst in the nation for the percentage of residents with no grocery options close to their house. This reports highlights the need for policies such as the Good Food Access […]
Your Senators need to know that their constituents strongly support the bipartisan Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act of 2016, which incorporates many of the Academy’s recommendations to support healthy meals and promote nutrition education for our children. Please take action today to support healthy meals for hungry children.
Today, the Senate unanimously passed the Older Americans Act (OAA) Reauthorization Act of 2016 (S.192). The Senate originally passed the bill in July 2015, and the House of Representatives passed an amended version on March 21. Due to these changes, the measure had to be reconsidered by the full Senate before being sent to the President for his signature.
Congratulations to Sue Moores, winner of the MAND Medallion Award. The award was presented at the annual meeting on March 31. Sue was recently recognized for the honor in the Minneapolis St Paul Business Journal.